Mission Hospice Society to celebrate 30 years of caring

Mission Hospice Society is also planning its annual Hike for Hospice event on Sept. 20.

The Mission Hospice Society turns 30 this year and to recognize three decades of service, a special celebration has been scheduled for September 24.

The open house/celebration runs from 3 to 7 p.m. at 32180 Hillcrest Ave.

As well as recognizing 30 years of hospice, the event will also commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the Christine Morrison Hospice.

The Mission Hospice Society has been providing end of life compassionate care since 1985 through bereavement support and volunteer support in the community and at Christine Morrison Hospice. It is a  non-profit, volunteer-based organization that offers many programs and services.

Its vision is to “support all Individuals in our community through the process of grief and loss and end of life transition.”

 

Hike For Hospice:

Mission Hospice Society is planning its annual Hike for Hospice.

The hospice has provided service to people with terminal illnesses, and those who are grieving, for the past 30 years.

It is seeking members of the community to come join supporters on Sunday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. at Fraser River Heritage Park for the annual Hike For Hospice.

Funds raised through this event will help to support the society’s many palliative and bereavement programs.

The Elks Club will be providing lunch, and organizers have some great prizes to be won by collecting the most pledges.

Those interested in taking part can register as individuals or a yourself a team by emailing aelias@missionhospice.bc.ca.